Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 06, 2011
State Department Oct. 7 hearing on controversial pipeline draws opponents from across the nation
A diverse coalition of interests from landowners, conservationists, indigenous peoples, national security experts and religious leaders will unite in Washington, DC to urge President Obama and the Secretary of State to reject a proposal to build a controversial tar sands pipeline called Keystone XL. The State Dept. is holding the last of a series of public hearings on October 7.
An Oct. 7 morning press conference and Noon rally should be of interest to media:
PRESS CONFERENCE. Friday, October 7, 2011, 9:00am. Pre-Keystone XL public hearing opposition press conference. Opening remarks and reporter Q&A. This event is PRESS ONLY. Bring media credentials. Place: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC. Toll free call in at 888-612-1052. (Reporters who call in will be able to pose questions via email at salmonr(at)nwf(dot)org).
RALLY. Friday, October 7, 2011, Noon. Opposition outdoor rally featuring speeches from several luminaries. Expected to draw hundreds of opponents. Open to public. Place: Outside the Ronald Reagan Building on 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues.
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